Orion (Piano Recital) | Yarlung Records YAR78873

Orion (Piano Recital)

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Label: Yarlung Records

Cat No: YAR78873

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 31st March 2014

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"Scriabin's fiery fifth sonata showcases Orion Weiss's dynamism and delicacy as well as his ability to produce a breathtakingly broad range of warm, mid-keyboard colours contained within this impressionistic piece that ends as furiously (and explosively) as it begins. …the recording compellingly communicates every deft keyboard stroke of a young virtuoso… if your system can handle the piano's prodigious low frequency energy and intense dynamics, you will be presented with a realistic rendering of a piano in all of its sonic and physical glory...." - Michael Fremer, Stereophile

About Orion’s Piano Sonata by Elliot Carter:
 “I know several good recordings of this durable work, but the most recent and liveliest is this one made… by the up-and-coming Cleveland pianist Orion Weiss.” - Jay Harvey, Indianapolis Star

"…once you’ve listened to Weiss’s interpretation, it’s hard to shake it from your mind. He’s no one-trick pony either, and his take on Mozart’s Variations on Salve tu, Domine by Paisiello are smoothly lyrical, while Scriabin’s Piano Sonata No.5 in F-sharp Major is full of dynamic contrast and tasteful pedal work … The recording is pristine…" - Christopher Lim, Singapore Business Times

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